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Africa

Located in one of the most well-connected areas in London. A stone's throw from London Bridge, East London is a hub of; art, culture and innovation. This is reflected in our programmes and career services, as we ensure students are prepared for the rapidly-changing world and the digital future. Ranked Top 50 for Student Satisfaction - it's not hard to see why. The university boasts well-ranked programmes, beautiful waterfront accommodation and memorable experience. More so, UEL's active global campus life ensure you never feel like home is too far from home.

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  • Careers Passport

    Earn online badges and build a digital portfolio that will be your passport to future employment.
  • 139 Nationalities

    Meet students from all around the world, whilst getting a global education in Europe's hub of innovation.
  • Work Experience

    Benefit from placement year options on many programmes and gain valuable industry experience.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree courses

To join an undergraduate degree, you need to have:

Completed Senior Secondary Examinations at Ordinary Level with a minimum of 5 credits or Baccalaureate.

And one of the following:

A recognised Foundation course
Required grades in A Level
Completion of Year 1 in a recognised University in Africa with a minimum of 2.2
What if I have a different qualification?
Please email UEL International at international@uel.ac.uk if you have a different qualification to those listed above.


Undergraduate standard requirements

The English language entry requirement for undergraduate (Bachelor's) programmes is a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or 6, or equivalent, depending on the programme and year or level of entry. The specific requirements for your chosen programme, including individual component scores, will be outlined as one of the academic conditions if you are made an offer.

English language requirements

We accept a range of English language qualifications. English language requirements vary slightly from course to course – Please see English language requirements for further information.

What if I have a different qualification or do not understand the requirements?


Please email contact the International Office at international@uel.ac.uk

For more information go Fees and funding page.

Postgraduate Courses

To join a master degree, you need to have:

Honours Bachelor Degree with a final grade of 2.2 
(minimum length 3 years)
50%+
or above score from other recognised universities


English language requirements

We accept a range of English language qualifications. English language requirements vary slightly from course to course – Please see English language requirements for further information.

What if I have a different qualification or do not understand the requirements?


Please email contact the International Office at international@uel.ac.uk

For more information go Fees and funding page.

Student Testimonial

Charity Ubia (Nigeria), MBA

"My entire academic journey has been undoubtedly successful, coupled with the fact that UEL is one of the most internationally friendly universities. UEL's aim is to; mould, teach and nurture all students in the process of becoming future leaders of the world, in their desired field. With a range of scholarships, employability workshops and networking to support and enhance all skills needed during and after studies, why not invest into your future at UEL too?"

Meet your Recruiter

Bertha Banda, International Recruitment Officer (Africa)

Originally from London, I moved to Scotland to experience a new culture and diversify my professional portfolio. Moving to a new city not only gave me confidence, but allowed me to make lots of international friends. Malcolm X said "Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today", so what are you waiting for? Take advantage of my experience and let me help guide your future.

Completing an application is one thing, but what happens next? What do you need to consider when studying abroad? Don't worry, I'm here to help you take it step-by-step and anytime you need me, I'll only be a call or an email away! Be sure to register your info to learn more.

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